Week One Recap and my Fuel Crisis

Happy Hump Day, ya’ll! So even though I’m halfway through week 2 of marathon training, I’m going to give you the details from week one.  I deviated a little bit from the prescribed plan, but I’m going to say that’s A-OK because I did manage to at least get out for every run. Here’s what … Continue reading Week One Recap and my Fuel Crisis

Eating on the go and a Blog-o-versary Interrogation

Even though I've mostly settled into a single full time job, I'm hanging on to a couple of my freelance gigs.  The extra money can buy me some fancy sneakers, weekend trips, registration in a few marathons, a lifetime supply of oatmeal.....or I could just pay off my student loans.  So many options (drunk on … Continue reading Eating on the go and a Blog-o-versary Interrogation

Back to the Weekend Long Run

I was delinquent last weekend and abandoned my long run in favor of two shorter runs...oops.  Anyhow, I'm back on the wagon and (smartly) stayed in last night to prep for this morning's 16 miler.  Since I was 1) tired 2) feeling super lame about staying in on a Friday night, I ordered some takeout … Continue reading Back to the Weekend Long Run

Marathon Lifestyle

New kicks! Good food! Less booze!  All elements of getting my body excited to kick 26.2 miles.  While I'm already a runner, marathon training is still an adjustment for me.  From everything I've read, your body is typically cool with you running up to 20 miles (something about glycogen storage...blank stare).  Anything beyond that, is … Continue reading Marathon Lifestyle